New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience
Wood Framing for Timbermen I
Course 1 and 2: 35 hours (1 week).
Course 1 and 2: September 2002 - Present.
Wood Framing for Timbermen I: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain how floor, wall, and ceiling framing members work as a unit to form a sound structure; outline the principles of load transfer; outline proper layout and installation procedures for various floor and wall systems; cite installation procedures for plywood sub-floors and exterior sheathing; and outline installation procedures for exterior doors and windows. Wood Framing for Timbermen II: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify types of roofs and their purposes; identify and describe roof framing materials; describe roof layout and construction; identify rafter types and layout procedures; outline dormer preparation and installation procedures; identify safe practice procedures for sheathing, flashing, and roofing; and outline safe practice procedures for dismantling a roof structure.
Wood Framing for Timbermen I: This course is a combination of lab and lecture introduces apprentices to wood floor and wall framing systems used in residential construction. This includes installation procedures for structural elements such as girders, beams, headers and engineered lumber. Layout and installation procedures for stairwells, door and window openings and exterior finishes are also covered. Wood Framing for Timbermen II: Building upon the construction methods and principles practiced in House Framing I, this course introduces apprentices to the types of roofing systems and exterior finishes used on residential buildings. Roof ventilation and flashing are also covered. Apprentices construct a gable roof, hip and valley roof, and a shed dormer roof. Special attention is given to the framing square, a tool essential in the layout and calculation of roof framing members.
Wood Framing for Timbermen I and Wood Framing for Timbermen II: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours (3 lecture, 1 laboratory) in Carpentry or Construction Technology (11/07) (2/13 revalidation) (4/18 revalidation) (10/20 administrative review). NOTE: Both courses must be completed to receive credit. These courses are also known as House Framing I (BC37A) or (GCC333) and House Framing II (BC37B) or (GCC334) as taught within the Apprenticeship Program for Carpentry: Four Year Program. Duplicative credit should not be awarded.